If you are reading this then I am sure you are on the "soul growth path" with your life. You know, the path that asks you to be mindful, present, and aware while exploring what is in your highest good? Asking yourself, is this in my highest good? Does this serve myself and others on their growth path?
Walking on the "soul growth" path is not an easy path to take but it surely seems worth it as the lessons of love, compassion, strength, healing and joy emerge. In my coaching practice and personal growth practice, I find obstacles of resistance arise along the way. It's at these times when the soul growth path may feel more like a darkening tunnel than an enlightening journey. This is when I turn to the wisdom of how nature grows to light my path once again.
When I consider all the work that goes into a flower or plant to grow from the dark soil of the dirt all the way through to just below the surface of the earth to burst through to the other side of light, I simply have to take a deep breath! The amount of strength, momentum, and faith it takes to bust through the surface of the earth to reach the light on the other side reminds me of how powerful growth and unshakable trust and faith is in the process of unfolding.
There is this natural tendency to grow upwards towards the light. Just like the plant growing in the dark soil underneath the ground, it's natural tendency is to grow upwards to break through the barrier of the earth to reach the light. How does it know there is light after breaking through the surface? How does it know what it is growing for/towards?
The soul growth path requires a certain amount of unshakable faith that this path is worth the beautiful unfoldings we have yet to experience. Just like the plant unfolding, we do not know if we are to be revealed as a rose, a pepper plant, or an orchid. It's in this unknown, with a deep commitment to the soul growth highest good path, that we can let go of the end goal and unfold into the unknown of our beautiful light and growth to be.
When you discover resistance on your path, take a moment to sink down into the rich dark soil of your beginnings and truly take note of how you have already expanded through the surface to the light. Use your moments of unshakable faith to carry you through to your next unfolding.
In light and love,
Liz Myers, Rooted Living Wellness
Liz Myers, MA, RYT200
Spiritual Life Coach, Yoga and Meditation Teacher.
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